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Truck accident on Hwy 97

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UNION GAP, Wash. -- Washington State Department of Transportation crews have closed the off ramp from Highway 97 northbound to Main Street while crews clear the scene from an earlier truck accident.

DOT crews closed the section at around 12:25 p.m. Thursday. They hope to re-open the northbound off ramp at milepost 76 by about 2:30 p.m.

Traffic is being detoured to Interstate 82 at the Nob Hill Boulevard exit 34.

Washington State Patrol troopers say the accident involved a flatbed truck on the ramp of the highway to Main Street.

No injuries were reported.

WSP is investigating what caused the accident.

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